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Florida woman struck by lightning

Authorities in central Florida say lightning struck a woman who was standing in a restaurant parking lot.

News outlets report the woman is an employee of a Denny’s restaurant in DeLand, which is north of Orlando. She was in the parking lot about 6 p.m. Tuesday when a bolt of lightning hit her.

Fire rescue officials said she was in serious condition when she was taken to a hospital.

There has been no update on her condition.


Author: Associated Press
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